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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Joe Schmidt

This week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
'He's the GOAT' - A morning with Joe Schmidt and the All Blacks in Lyon
The 42 spends some time at New Zealand’s World Cup training base.
This year
Joe Schmidt and the All Blacks recognise the road to redemption
The Kiwis look settled, motivated, and energetic ahead of the World Cup.
'The All Blacks are back... this has Joe Schmidt's stamp all over it'
New Zealand had an impressive 35-20 win over South Africa last weekend.
Joe Schmidt rules himself out of All Blacks coaching race
Scott Robertson and Jamie Joseph are believed to be the frontrunners for the role.
Bealham's classy touch, Schmidt's classic loop, and Ireland's inspiration
Andy Farrell’s men scored a brilliant try off a goal-line drop-out against France.
Last year
'I think I changed Joe Schmidt's mind, which is hard to do'
Jamie Hagan told The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast about his ‘sliding doors moment’ at Leinster.
Meet New Zealand Rugby’s best kept secret and potential saviour – a man called Joe Schmidt
It might be hard to believe but Schmidt’s profile is way higher in Ireland than it is in his native country.
‘Joe Schmidt is the one who made us believe we could beat the All Blacks’
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton is wary of the influence his former coach will have on the All Blacks as they prepare to face Ireland tomorrow.
O'Gara: Schmidt impact can be 'overestimated' ahead of first Test
The former Ireland boss has stepped in to help coach the All Blacks this week.
Joe Schmidt has joined the All Blacks coaching team ahead of Ireland clash
The former Ireland boss will be part of the Kiwi set-up for the three-Test series.
All time
'It's incredibly exciting and a bit daunting' - Joe Schmidt appointed All Blacks selector
The former Ireland head coach will not take up the role until after his old team tour New Zealand next year.
Joe Schmidt set to join All Blacks as selector - reports
The former Ireland head coach is set to replace Grant Fox on Ian Foster’s coaching team.
His role is changing, but Peter O'Mahony remains an important figure for Ireland
The flanker is by far the most experienced back row player in Andy Farrell’s squad.
Ex-Ireland boss Joe Schmidt to return to coaching with the Blues
The 56-year-old has been working with World Rugby since last year.
'It made me see that I took a lot of them for granted, particularly my family'
Adam Byrne is ready to relaunch his career with Leinster after 21 months out of the game.
Joe Schmidt to step down from World Rugby role
The former Ireland head coach is leaving the position so he can spend more time with his family.
Ireland boss Farrell likely to be among contenders to lead next Lions tour
Warren Gatland has been part of the last four tours but could stay on.
'I spoke to Joe Schmidt' - Gatland unhappy at World Rugby dragging the Lions in
The Lions boss says they tried to have the TMO changed before the first Test.
Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing
The SA Rugby director of rugby has picked apart Nic Berry’s performance in the first Test.
Best defends Schmidt's 'pressurised' Ireland environment following Tuohy criticism
Former Ulster and Ireland lock Tuohy told the Telf Rugby podcast last month that players often felt ‘belittled and scared’ under Schmidt’s watch.
World Rugby will globally trial the 50:22 kick and new breakdown laws
The new laws could have a big impact on the shape and safety of the game.
Joe Schmidt touches base with former sidekick to wish Ireland's Under 20s luck
The Irish Under 20 side begin their Six Nations campaign against Scotland today and face five games in 24 days.
Connacht confirm Quinn Roux's departure after 9 years in Ireland
A summer move to France now looking likely for the player.
'Joe really does get a bit emotional and it doesn’t feel right. Like seeing your dad cry'
Rob Kearney recalls the end of an era with the Irish team.
Breakdown problems high on Ireland's agenda ahead of Georgia clash
England dominated in this area last weekend at Twickenham.
'I was a player who served bread and butter when people wanted cake'
Rob Kearney has won two Grand Slams, four Six Nations titles and four Champions Cups but he tells Garry Doyle that luck was a key factor in his success.
'It's going to be fun': Conway revelling in the competition under Farrell
Training and form carry a great deal more weight under Andy Farrell, the Munster wing says.
'I am proud of my three caps for Ireland but could have had a few more'
Stuart McCloskey opens up about his frustration at missing out on opportunities with Ireland during the Schmidt years.
The day George Hook claimed Joe Schmidt had lost the dressing room
Ten years on since their first Pro12 trip to Treviso, Garry Doyle revisits the harrowing defeat that left questions hanging over Leinster’s newly appointed Kiwi coach.
Joe Schmidt appointed World Rugby Director of Rugby and High Performance
The former Ireland head coach will begin his new role next month.
'His rugby mind sets him apart' - Nacewa hopes to see Schmidt back soon
The former Ireland head coach was recently linked with a role in World Rugby.
Zoom calls with POC, Schmidt and Fogarty - How Irish refs are staying sharp
IRFU high performance referee coach John Lacey outlines what the country’s top refs have been learning.
'I was blessed to join Shannon at that time. The crowds in the AIL were massive'
Andrew Thompson won nine All-Ireland League titles during his playing days with Shannon RFC.
When Joe Schmidt's Ireland went to Paris and won the Six Nations
We reflect on the agonisingly tense Irish victory on the final day of the 2014 championship.
'That's the great thing about this Irish team, it's about an island performing'
As he reflects on his career, Rory Best takes pride from squeezing every drop out of the potential he had.
'At a time Joe needed support, I felt I'd done the opposite. It was never my intention'
Rory Best has expressed his regret about comments he made in the wake of Ireland’s World Cup exit.
World Rugby forms working group to examine the state of the breakdown
Some of the game’s leading coaches, referees, and medical experts will be involved.
Having turned Eddie Jones down in 2018, Andy Farrell now goes head-to-head with him
The England head coach attempted to lure Farrell back after Ireland’s Grand Slam.
Joe Schmidt to work with Spain team for a day ahead of big Georgia clash
The former Ireland boss is also set to coach the Classic All Blacks in May.
Ajax, total football, Joe Schmidt, Mr Miyagi and Andy Farrell
Ireland’s new head coach believes it is time to take the stabilisers off and trust the players to cycle their own path.